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Calendar 2023-2024

Show Year 2024 Begins

November 4th, 2023

4-H Online Enrollment Deadlines

All current 4-H Members (as of September 30th, 2023) should be enrolled by October 31st, 2023. 

Market Cattle Exhibitors: November 4th, 2023

Lamb, Goat, and Hog Exhibitors: March 2nd, 2024

Market Cattle Nominations

November 4th, 2023

9 am - 11 am @ Expo in Fishersville

Arrival Order: 

  • 9:00 am: Riverheads

  • 10:00 am: Fort Defiance

  • 10:30 am: Wilson/Stuarts Draft/Buffalo Gap

***You must be in line by 11 am***

Nomination cards are available at the Augusta County Extension Office 30 days prior to nominations. To complete pre-nomination online, read and follow the directions in the 2024 Fair Entry Market Beef Tip Sheet.

Fundraiser Dinner & Auction

January 13th, 2024

@ Augusta Expo in Fishersville

See the flyer on the home page for more information. 

Lamb, Hog, and Goat Nominations

March 2nd, 2024

8 am - 11 am @ Augusta County Government Center

Arrival Order: 

  • 8:00 am: Riverheads/Wilson/Stuarts Draft

  • 9:00 am: Fort Defiance

  • 10:00 am: Buffalo Gap 

***You must be in line by 11 am***

Nomination cards are available at the Augusta County Extension Office 30 days prior to nominations. 

2024 Augusta MAS Weigh-In

May 1st, 2024 @ Expo in Fishersville 

8:00 am: Exhibitors can begin to arrive and set up their stall spaces

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Final Weigh-In and Grading

You must be in line by 7 pm!!!

78th Augusta County 4-H/FFA MAS

May 1st - 4th @ Expo in Fishersville

May 2nd

8:00 am: Mandatory Exhibitor Meeting (wear your MAS t-shirt for a group photo)

9:00 am: Opening Ceremony and Dedication

Following Ceremony: Lamb Showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior)

Following Lamb Showmanship: Goat Showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior)

30 min. after Goat Showmanship: Market Lamb Show 

30 min. after Market Lamb Show: Market Goat Show 

Carcass: Hog scans will be Thursday evening.

May 3rd

8:00 am: Hog Showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior) 

30 min. after Hog Showmanship: Market Hog Show 

12:30 pm or 30 min. after Market Hog Show: Beef Showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior)

30 min. after Beef Showmanship: Market Beef Show 

After Market Beef Show: Banner winners (showmanship and market) report to show ring with banners for a group photo) 

After Market Beef Show: Sale ring set up and Youth Social 

Carcass: Lamb/Goat scans on Friday morning. Cattle scans during and after market beef show.

May 4th

8:30 am: Buyer Registration opens

10:00 am: 2024 Augusta County 4-H & FFA Market Animal Show & Sale 

Sale Order: species floors, cattle, hogs, lambs, & goats

2024 Add-On Sale

Opens Sunday, May 5th @ 8 am and closes Tuesday, May 7th @ 6 pm. 

Please see the Sponsors and Buyers tab for more information. 

2024 MAS Record Books & Award Applications Due

May 20th, 2024

5 pm @ Augusta County Extension Office

Record books and award applications can be emailed to Emmalee at but must be in Word or PDF format!

2024 Banquet

May 31st, 2024

Tickets will be sold at the show and sale.

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